GREENWICH, Conn. — A report on the regional economy, a lecture on expanding deserts and an art show on board a yacht are just some of the events going on in and around Greenwich this week. Check our events page or see below for more listings:
Monday, Sept. 17
Connecticut and Regional Economies Report: 8-9:30 a.m. UConn economists provide the most recent assessment of the health of the regional and state economy. Business Council of Fairfield County. KPMG, 3001 Summer St., Stamford.
U-Build It Lego Time: 3-7:30 p.m. For kids 3 years and older. Kids under 7 must be accompanied by an adult. All creations will be photographed. Cos Cob Library, 5 Sinawoy Road, Greenwich.
Aimici de Libro: 12:30-2 p.m. Italian-language book discussion. Greenwich Library, 101 West Putnam Ave.
Tuesday, Sept. 18
Teacher Naturalist Training Program: 9:30 a.m.to 2:30 p.m. Training for volunteer naturalists who will teach student groups. No experience necessary. Audubon Greenwich, 613 Riversville Road, Greenwich.
Greenwich Hospital Cooking Class: 6 p.m. Learn nutritious snacks to eat during the day. Weight Loss & Diabetes Center, 55 Holly Hill Lane, Greenwich.
Science Lecture Series - "Expanding Deserts": 6:30 p.m. Prof. Peter deMenocal discusses how the natural formation deserts in East Africa may have sparked human evolution. Bruce Museum, 1 Museum Drive, Greenwich
Jeffrey Lyons - "Stories My Father Told Me": 7-8:45 p.m. Film critic and author Jeffrey Lyons, son of New York Post columnist Leonard Lyons, describes his father's life. Greenwich Library, 101 W. Putnam Ave.
Wednesday, Sept. 19
"The Arab Fall": 7-9 a.m. Ambassadors’ Roundtable series breakfast with Michael Wahid Hanna, a former Human Right Watch consultant. Stamford Yacht Club, 97 Ocean Drive West, Stamford.
Safe Teen Driving: 6 p.m. Free 90-minute workshop. Greenwich Police Department, 11 Bruce Place, Greenwich.
Discussion of "Richard III": 7 p.m. Bob Smith begins eight-week discussion of Shakespeare's play. Greenwich Library, 101 W. Putnam Ave.
Thursday, Sept. 20
Greenwich Board of Selectman: 10 am. Meeting. Greenwich Town Hall, 101 Field Point Road.
Art Greenwich: 11 a.m. to 7 p.m. Five-day cultural event aboard SeaFair. DELAMAR Greenwich Harbor, 500 Steamboat Road, Greenwich.
United at the Cove 5K Race: 5:45 p.m. Cove Island Park, Stamford.
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